Oncology: An Illustrated Colour Text (Illustrated Colour Text)

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A highly illustrated, introductory text on all aspects of oncology aimed at the non-specialist who needs a factual overview of cancer incidence and treatment. It covers the management of all the major cancers - including lung, breast, GI, Gynaecological, genitourinary, etc. - as well as general principles of patient management, the main treatment options for any form of cancer, oncological emergencies and palliative care.
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ISBN-13: 9780443103742
ISBN-10: 0443103747
Pagini: 128
Ilustrații: Approx. 150 illustrations
Dimensiuni: 210 x 297 x 9 mm
Greutate: 0.49 kg
Editura: Elsevier
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Locul publicării: United Kingdom

Public țintă

. Medical students
. Oncological nurses
. Other members of the oncology health care team


The Oncology patient
.History and clinical examination
.Staging and survival statistics

Therapeutic options
.Targeted therapy
.Surgical oncology

Breast Cancer
.Breast cancer
.Carcinoma in situ and early breast cancer
.Locally advanced breast cancer (LABC)and inflammatory breast cancer (IBC)

Lung cancer
.Lung cancer
.Non-small cell lung cancer
.Small cell lung cancer

Gastrointestinal cancers
.Colorectal cancer
.Gastric cancer
.Oesophageal cancer
.Anal canal cancer
.Hepatobiliary malignancies

Gynaecological cancers
.Cervical cancer
.Uterine cancer
.Ovarian cancer
.Lower tract gynaecological cancers
.Gestational trophoblastic disease

Genitourinary cancers
.Kidney cancer
.Prostate cancer
.Testisticular cancer
.Other genitourinary cancers

Head and neck cancer
.Head and neck cancer 1
.Head and neck cancer 2
.Head and neck cancer 3

Haematological cancer
.Acute leukaemia
.Chronic leukaemia
.Plasma cell dyscrasias
.Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)
.Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL)

Malignancy in childhood
.Paediatric oncology
.Primary central nervous system malignancy in children
.Neuroblastoma and rhabdomyosarcoma

Other sites
.Skin cancers
.Endocrine cancer
.Primary central nervous system cancer in adults
.Primary bone cancer
.Carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP)

Oncological emergencies
.Neutropenic sepsis
.Spinal cord compression
.Superior vena cava obstruction
.Metabolic emergencies

Palliative care
.Pain management
.Specific metatastic conditions
.End of life issues

Other topics
.Cancer genetics
.Late effects of treatment
.Pregnancy and cancer
.Paraneoplastic syndromes
.Immunosuppression and malignancy
.Clinical trials
.Cancer screening

Additional reading and sources of information


Subject index